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Fantastic that you are making sure that Leo is socialized with children, and it's great for the little girl too!. I have to caution you, however, about letting her (or ANY child) pick up or hold Leo off the ground. Even the quietist puppy can turn into a STRONG wiggling bundle that is too much for any child to control or hang onto at the flip of a switch. And WAY too many puppies get seriously hurt being dropped on the ground from that distance. It makes me cringe seeing Leo being held over a concrete surface by a child of this size/age.
Please encourage them to play all kinds of games together, but ON THE GROUND. If she wants to hold Leo, that's great... have her sit on the ground and hold him in her lap. Everyone, including your little girl friend there, would feel AWFUL if Leo ended up getting hurt.
Karen, Kodi, Pixel and Panda
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